Application Developer

VA Lottery - Richmond, VA

Full-time
At the Virginia Lottery, we work hard and play even harder. For 29 years, weâ??ve been working and playing together, building an amazing organization committed to growing and giving back â?? and having fun while doing it. We work hard to build authentic relationships with all Virginians by allowing them to experience our â??Weâ??re Gameâ?? brand in surprising, relevant, and unique ways. Operating entirely on revenue from game sales, rather than tax dollars, the Virginia Lottery generates approximately $1.5 million per day for Virginiaâ??s K-12 public schools. In short, weâ??re game for fun, and weâ??re game for education by contributing to Virginiaâ??s future one play at a time. Are you? The Virginia Lottery is currently seeking an Application Developer to join our Information Technology Services Department. The Application Developer will analyze, design, code, test, and document systems supporting a variety of Lottery business functions. Duties also include: providing project estimates and troubleshooting production problems quickly and effectively. Additional responsibilities include participating in the agile process, designing, and writing programs of a technical or complex nature; analyzing user requirements; encoding, testing, debugging, and providing documentation of programs; and revising and updating programs and documentation as required. Requires the ability to follow logic to develop complex applications along with good problem-solving skills. Supports Maintenance and New Development of all Business applications: - Assists in the day-to-day maintenance of all intranet, and business applications including, but not limited to application enhancements and database changes - Tests and transitions newly developed code as a fully integrated and functional system - Revises and updates programs and documentation as required - Turns over completed and tested code to QA Provides Solution Development and Design Assistance: - Provides solution development assistance through the creation of component code and databases, building application programs, documentation, and unit and load testing - Provides solution design assistance in both application development as well as data schemas
Minimum Qualifications The person selected for this position will have: - Bachelor/Master's degree in Computer Science or related field - 5+ years of experience in development of web-based software, components and services using Microsoft .NET and familiarity with other web development technologies - SharePoint development and administration experience - Strong knowledge of SQL, SQL Server, SSRS, Visual Studio, Entity Framework, VB.NET, C#.NET, ASP.NET, MVC, CSS, HTML, jQuery, XML, JavaScript, and UI Design - Service Oriented Architecture, web services, WCF, and service contract development - Broad design expertise for application, integration and technology solutions - Familiarity of industry trends and new technologies and ability to apply trends to technical needs - Understanding of web application security principles and best practices - Strong analytical, programming and communication skills - Ability to follow logic to develop complex applications and good problem-solving skills - Experience working both independently and within a team framework - Experience in setting and meeting project schedules - Strong organizational skills - Strong written and verbal skills - A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications
Preferred Qualifications Preferred qualifications include: - Dynamics AX and CRM 365 experience
Special Requirements The selected candidate will be required to pass a background investigation.